Worksheet for Carbon Cycle 101 Video

Carbon Dioxide, CO2, is building up too quickly in our atmosphere. Everyone needs to know how carbon gets in and out of the air.

Objective: Students will be able to:
-describe and explain how CO2 goes in and out of Earth’s atmosphere

Pre-Quiz
Humans release CO2 into the air by burning fossil fuels.
1) What are two ways that CO2 naturally enters the air?
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2) List three ways that CO2 leaves the air.
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Post-Quiz
1) What are two ways that humans put CO2 into the air?
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2) List two ways that CO2 naturally goes into the air.
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3) List three ways that CO2 leaves the air.
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4) What does it mean “plants balance animals”?


5) Where does the CO2 that comes out of volcanoes go?


6) What does it mean “erosion and ocean balance volcanoes”?


7) How are humans upsetting the balance of nature?